Hinderliter, Richard, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Last Primary MOS
72B-Communications Center Specialist
Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1976-1977, 72E10, Signal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
Service Years
1954 - 1977
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate

Sergeant First Class

Seven Service Stripes

Four Overseas Service Bars

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Hinderliter, Richard (Dick), SFC USA(Ret).
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Date of Passing
Feb 19, 2010
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)N/ADisabled American Veterans (DAV)Post 210
  1981, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1990, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2000, Thailand-Laos-Cambodia Brotherhood, N/A (Commandant) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2003, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, American Legion, Post 210 (Member) (Ocala, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
I am presently retired from the U.S. Army and on Social Security Disability. I cannot do a lot but i enjoy my retirement as much as possible. After my 23 1/2 years in the military, i worked in Plastic Injection molding in Pa, Ohio, and Florida where i now reside. I worked in plastics for another 20 years before the plastic fumes finally got to me and i had to retire.I used to ride motorcycles but can not do that anymore also i like to travel and love animals. I was a big time bowler while in the military and bowled on th ft Gordon bowling team. I also have many bowling patches and trophys for bowling in the PBA in Germany and countries around there in competition.
Other Comments:
While in the military, I served in the following states and areas:
100th Inf - Ft Know Ky, 101st Abn Ft Jackson SC before they moved to Campbell,Stu Co 10 Ft Gordon Ga (Crypto School), 7781 Sig Svc Bn Berlin Germany, 7774 Sig Bn Heidelberg Germany, Btry A 776 FA Bn Punxsutawney Pa, Ft Jackson Replacements Depot SC,304th Sig Bn   Seoul Korea,14th Sig Det  Ft Lee Va,595th Signal Co  Ft Monmouth NJ, 595th Signal Co Ft Devens Mass, All over VietNam with the 1st Inf DiAn, 11ACR Xuan Loc, 196th Inf Tay Ninh, 25th Inf at CuChi, and attached to other units. Then to the Pentagon TCC USASTRACOM, Ft Bragg NC Special Warefare School and Laotian Language, Vientaine Laos SECRET Assignment,, The Pentagon USASTRACOM again,267th Sig Co, 73rd Sig Bn Pirmasens Ger,Signal School for Tactical Communications  Ft Gordon where i retired in 1977.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1955, 101st Airborne Division (Fort Jackson, SC), A
 Unit Assignments
Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA101st Airborne Division Berlin CommandUS Army Europe (USAREUR)
U.S. Army8th Army304th Signal Battalion69th Signal Battalion
US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)1st Signal BrigadeUS Army Element DEPCHJUSMATHAISignal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
73rd Signal Battalion
  1954-1955, 3844, Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA
  1955-1956, 11B10, 101st Airborne Division
  1956-1956, 72D, HQ Berlin Command
  1956-1957, 72B, US Army Europe (USAREUR)
  1957-1959, 3844, 776th Armored Field Artillery Battalion/A Battery
  1959-1961, 72B, 8th Army
  1960-1961, 72B, 304th Signal Battalion
  1961-1963, 2187, 69th Signal Battalion/A Company
  1963-1966, 72B, US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
  1966-1967, 31Z, 1st Signal Brigade
  1967-1969, 72B, US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
  1969-1969, US Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School (USAJFKSWCS)
  1969-1970, 72B, US Army Element DEPCHJUSMATHAI/Project 404
  1970-1973, 72B, Signal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
  1973-1976, 32Z, 73rd Signal Battalion/B Company
  1976-1977, 72E10, Signal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
  1964-1973 Operation Barrel Roll
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1965-1968 Operation Steel Tiger
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
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